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1960s civil rights activist Robert Moses has died

Jul. 25, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who was shot at and endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math, has died. He was 86. Moses, who was widely...

Alonso, McNeil lead Mets past Blue Jays 5-4 in Hill's debut

Jul. 25, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso homered again, pinch-hitter Jeff McNeil broke a tie with a two-run double and the New York Mets beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Sunday in a successful debut for new starter Rich Hill. Acquired from Tampa Bay in a trade Friday, the...

Red Sox end Germán's no-hit bid in 8th, storm past Yanks 5-4

Jul. 25, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Held hitless into the eighth inning by Domingo Germán and looking feeble, Alex Verdugo and the Boston Red Sox suddenly erupted for five runs to shake Fenway Park and storm past the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday. The old ballpark was almost silent all...

Yankees' Germán has no-hitter broken up in 8th at Fenway

Jul. 25, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Domingo Germán of the New York Yankees had his no-hitter broken up by Alex Verdugo's double leading off the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mixing his well-spotted fastball in the mid-90 mph range with a changeup and curveball,...

Yankees Germán has no-hitter through 6 vs Red Sox at Fenway

Jul. 25, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Domingo Germán of the New York Yankees is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mixing his well-spotted fastball in the mid-90 mph range with a changeup and curveball, the 28-year-old Germán has struck out...

Florida man's walk on water ends short of goal to reach NYC

Jul. 25, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) — A man in a cylindrical floating contraption washed ashore in Florida Saturday in an apparent attempt to walk on water to New York. The Flagler County Sheriff's Office reported that the man left St. Augustine in the vessel with the goal of reaching...

LEADING OFF: More All-Star starters in Chisox-Brewers set

Jul. 25, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ STAR STARTERS The White Sox and Brewers close a weekend full of impressive pitching matchups in Milwaukee with arguably the best of the bunch Sunday night. ...

Hernández hits 2 of Toronto's 5 homers in 10-3 win over Mets

Jul. 24, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto’s five home runs and the Blue Jays beat New York Mets 10-3 Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak. George Springer, Marcus Semien and Bo Bichette also homered for the Blue Jays, who overtook the...

Astros lose combo no-hit try in 8th; Rangers' skid hits 11

Jul. 24, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez used so many pitches as he struggled to find the zone early on Saturday night that he was forced to leave the game after the sixth inning without giving up a hit. Houston's bullpen took over after the left-hander was pulled and lost the...

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

Jul. 24, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Mason, a rabbi-turned-comedian whose feisty brand of standup comedy led him to Catskills nightclubs, West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages, has died. He was 93. Mason died Saturday at 6 p.m. ET at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan after being...